Ep: 12 The Name of the Wind

Greetings! Welcome aboard the Orbital Sword. On this episode, we delve into the world of Fantasy as we review Patrick Rothfuss’ Name of the Wind.  David, Scott, and Jim take you through the text and explore what appeals to them and what does not.  This episode features not one, but two rants from David which are fun …

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Ep 11: Fahrenheit 451

The Orbital Sword takes off once again to read and discuss a classic Sci-Fi novel by celebrated author Ray Bradbury. Join David, Scott, and Jim as they enter the reading room to discuss Fahrenheit 451, a story about firemen who start rather than put out fires.  This story contains warnings that are as relevant today as they …

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Ep 10: Inheritance

Greetings! Join the crew of the Orbital Sword as David, Scott, and Jim take a close look at the fourth book in Christopher Paolini’s Inheritance Cycleseries, which also happens to be entitled Inheritance. Your crew will look at the important aspects of this very long book and discuss the major points of plot, characters, and themes. Thanks for …

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Ep 09: Star Wars: Thrawn

Join the crew of the Orbital Sword in the ship’s library to discuss Thrawn by Timothy Zahn. How does one rise to power in the Empire? Well, with ambition and political savvy! Thrawn is loaded with political intrigue, epic battles, and plenty of twists and turns while it follows the rise of one of the …

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Ep 08: Brisingr

Greetings and welcome aboard the Orbital Sword.  In this episode, David, Scott, and Jim look at Brisingr by Christopher Paolini.  As they have worked through the books to this point, it becomes apparent that Paolini’s writing has matured as well as his characters.  This one is full of battles that hardly ever slow down as …

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